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twins
22-07-2008, 6:49 PM
Another Brickwall. I can't find any Dougherty's before the marriage of Charles Dougherty and Elizabeth Nesbit in 1789 in Earsdon Parish Church. The spelling of the family name later changes to Docherty or Dockerty. I have been informed that this was because of the Anti- Irish feeling at the time. Is there anyone who can help me to find the birthplace of Charles Dougherty c1762?

colashbury
25-07-2008, 2:13 PM
I have found a Charles Docherty christened on the 25 Jan 1759 at St Marys Rc,Liverpool.Has a name of Bernd,this may be short for Bernard,as his Fathers name.Could this be the one....Colin|banghead|

twins
28-07-2008, 2:53 PM
Thanks. It is possible, because I have no idea where Charles was before his marriage. Is there any way I can find out if he came from Liverpool? Jean

colashbury
29-07-2008, 6:53 AM
Do you have any more names as in Father or Mother.The Liverpool records office holds a lot of information, but I suppose that you could try and get hold of the Church for theres.Would imagine without any other names,this Charles could be anyone really....Colin